Monthly Archives: March 2012

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Owen-Ames-Kimball Company launches online diamond anniversary contest in recognition of 30 years in business

2016-11-08T15:00:52+00:00 March 29th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K), a general contracting, design-build and construction management firm in Southwest Florida, is kicking off its 30th “diamond” anniversary celebration with a “Digging for Diamonds” contest. O-A-K is inviting the public and its clients to participate in an online trivia contest to test their knowledge of the company’s 30-year history. Participants with the [...]

Cape Christian Fellowship begins construction on Fellowship Park

2016-11-08T15:00:53+00:00 March 29th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

With an aggressive goal of completing the first phase of construction in less than two weeks for Easter services, April 6-8, Cape Christian Fellowship has broken ground and begun construction of Fellowship Park. Phase one of the new 100,000-square-foot community park involves the construction of a large sunken fountain, new landscaping, outdoor seating, and a [...]

Pavese Law Firm receives Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties’ Wall Raiser Award in recognition of pro-bono real estate legal services

2016-11-08T15:00:53+00:00 March 29th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Pavese Law Firm was honored with the Wall Raiser Award from  Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties, a non-profit organization that provides families the opportunity to own their own home. During a recent awards ceremony to recognize local volunteers, Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry counties presented the Wall Raiser Award to [...]

Gora-McGahey Architects rebrands as GMA Architects and Planners

2016-11-08T15:00:53+00:00 March 28th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

With a focus on the strengths and talents of its award-winning design team of architects and planners, Gora-McGahey Architects has changed its company name to GMA Architects and Planners. In addition, the company has unveiled a new brand identity to complement the change. Dan McGahey, president and principal architect with GMA Architects and Planners says [...]

Stevens Construction Completes The Center for Drug-Free Living, Inc. Operation Home Front

2016-11-08T15:00:53+00:00 March 27th, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|

Stevens Construction has completed The Center for Drug-Free Living, Inc. Operation Home Front, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Located at 3905 Grissom Parkway in Cocoa, the 32-bed, two-story rehabilitation facility serves as an extended living residence for women veterans of military service. The 8,800-square-foot Center for Drug-Free Living includes common laundry facilities, meeting rooms, glass [...]

Attend the 2012 Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2016-11-08T15:00:53+00:00 March 26th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Tickets and sponsorships are still available for the 2012 Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, Lee County. Local businesses, educators and volunteers will join the Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida in honoring its 2012 laureates Scott Fischer, owner and chief executive officer of Scott Fischer Enterprises, and Barbara Watt-Biggs, founder and owner of Century 21 [...]

Cypress Lake Country Club offers new membership program

2016-11-08T15:00:53+00:00 March 26th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Cypress Lake Country Club has launched a new golf membership program aimed at providing an affordable option for an individual golfer. The new Associate Membership includes year-round use of the clubhouse, golf course, practice facilities, tennis facilities and dining rooms for individual members. “This new membership is a streamlined version of our Founder Membership program, [...]

Stock Development pledges support for Builders Care

2016-11-08T15:00:53+00:00 March 22nd, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Stock Development, a premier Southwest Florida development firm, has launched a unique program, pledging support to Builders Care through each home sale. As a certified building partner, Stock Development is donating $100 from each home sale to Builders Care, providing funding to assist them in helping local homeowners in need of renovations. In addition, Stock [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company begins work on a new Scanlon Lexus Dealership

2016-11-08T15:00:53+00:00 March 14th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) has begun construction on a new facility for the Scanlon Lexus dealership in Fort Myers. Situated on approximately five acres on S. Tamiami Trail, the two-story dealership will offer 77,000 square feet of sales and service facilities, including a 40-vehicle climate-controlled service area. The facility will offer some of the finest amenities [...]

Cypress Lake Country Club expands tennis program, dedicates new courts in memory of Fort Myers tennis icon Hank Jungle

2012-03-13T13:36:20+00:00 March 13th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Cypress Lake Country Club has expanded its tennis program with the addition of two new clay courts, dedicated in memory of local tennis icon, the late Hank Jungle. In addition to expanding the courts, Cypress Lake Country Club has increased its tennis programming and doubled its membership under the direction of Terry See. Recently hired [...]

Priority Marketing wins four awards in international competition

2016-11-08T15:00:53+00:00 March 12th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Priority Marketing has been honored with four international AVA Awards by the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals for its role in the creative concept, design, direction and production of the 2011 Avow Hospice television commercial campaign.  The AVA awards are an international competition recognizing outstanding work by creative professionals involved in a variety of [...]

Builders provide free ramp to North Fort Myers woman

2016-11-08T15:00:53+00:00 March 9th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Jane Russell, 61, has suffered with multiple sclerosis for more than 16 years. After a recent fall, Russell spent six months in and out of hospitals and rehabilitation facilities. Upon her release,  she worried about how she would climb the three stairs into her North Fort Myers home. That’s when she remembered her neighbor had [...]

Former Secretary of State and author Condoleezza Rice concludes 2012 Naples Town Hall Distinguished Speaker Series on March 20

2016-11-08T15:00:53+00:00 March 9th, 2012|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

Former Secretary of State and author Condoleezza Rice will host the final event of the Naples Town Hall Distinguished Speaker Series’ 29th season on Tuesday, March 20 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples. Rice served as the 66th Secretary of State of the U.S. from January 2005 to 2009, pioneering a policy of transformational [...]

Surf and Song Foundation to host festival benefiting “Navigating Autism” program at The Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida

2016-11-08T15:00:53+00:00 March 9th, 2012|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

The Surf and Song Foundation will host its annual Surf and Song Festival March 30 and 31 at Centennial Park and in the River District in downtown Fort Myers, featuring more than 100 musicians, arts and crafts, a Kids Zone and great food and drinks. All proceeds from the event will benefit the new “Navigating Autism” [...]

Cape Christian Fellowship to build a park for the city

2016-11-08T15:00:54+00:00 March 8th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Recognizing that cities are changed at home, Cape Christian Fellowship announces plans to replace a proposed 1,700-seat auditorium with new plans to build Fellowship Park, a community park for the city of Cape Coral. The park, to be located at 2110 Chiquita Blvd. S. in Cape Coral adjacent to Cape Christian Fellowship, will be open [...]

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company achieves LEED Platinum Certification for Archbold Biological Station construction

2016-11-08T15:00:54+00:00 March 7th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

The Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) construction team has achieved LEED® Platinum Certification for construction of the Archbold Biological Station’s Frances Archbold Hufty Learning Center and Adrian Archbold Lodge. Located inVenus,Fla., the Archbold Biological Station is Florida’s renowned center for ecological research, conservation and education. The project is one of only 12 commercial buildings in Florida to [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida receives donation from Naples Newcomers Club to benefit Wildlife Clinic

2016-11-08T15:00:54+00:00 March 6th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida treats more than 2,400 injured, sick and orphaned animals each year through its Wildlife Clinic and releases about half of them back into their native habitats. Recently, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida was in desperate need of towels for use in the care of birds, mammals and reptiles. After requesting [...]

Sponsors named for 2012 Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

2016-11-08T15:00:54+00:00 March 5th, 2012|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces BB&T Insurance Services/Oswald Trippe & Company as title sponsor for the organization’s 2012 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County. In addition, Edison State College and Lee Memorial Health System are gold sponsors for event. The 2012 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County dinner and awards ceremony will be held [...]

Sue Ziegenfus joins Stevens Construction Inc.

2016-11-08T15:00:54+00:00 March 2nd, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Sue Ziegenfus has joined Stevens Construction as project administrator, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Ziegenfus will lead administrative tasks for projects including permitting, change orders, direct materials invoicing and close-outs. She is serving as project administrator on Lakes Park Children’s Dentistry and Orthodontics, Suncoast Beverages, Grace Baptist Church and Center for Specialized Surgery. Ziegenfus brings [...]

Illusionist and endurance artist David Blaine at Naples Town Hall on March 1

2016-11-08T15:00:54+00:00 March 2nd, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

You may access all video and photographs from David Blaine’s appearance by following the instructions and entering the password below: Link: http://www.naplestownhall.org/pages/press_information.html Password: nthDB Referred to as a modern-day Houdini, endurance artist David Blaine mystified a crowd of more than 1,200 attendees at the Naples Town Hall Distinguished Speaker Series on Thursday, March 1 at [...]